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by Agatha Christie
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Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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by Winslow, Don, 1953-; Trevanian. Shibumi
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"A novel based on Trevanian's Shibumi"
Topics: Assassins, Fugitives from justice, International business enterprises
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by Winslow, Don, 1953-
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Insurance adjustor Jack Wade investigates a house fire which killed a California heiress. Police rule an accident, but Wade suspects the woman's husband. Or is he being led up the creek by the real arsonist? By the author of The Death and Life of Bobby Z
Topics: Insurance investigators, Arson investigation, Mafia, Arson investigation, Insurance investigators,...
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by Winslow, Don, 1953-
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Running a lucrative marijuana operation in Laguna Beach, sometime environmentalist Ben and mercenary Chon confront a dangerous adversary in the Mexican Baja cartel, which kidnaps their playmate and confidante Ophelia, compelling the duo to plot ingenious negotiations
Topics: Drug dealers, Marijuana industry, Drug dealers, Marijuana industry
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by James Burnham
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It is scandalous that this book should be out of print, for it is without a doubt the best primer on political science ever written. If you are going to read only one book on politics, this should be it. Burnham is no ideologue with an axe to grind. He merely seeks to describe how politics works in the real world of fact. In pursuit of this aim, he discusses five of the most scientifically rigorous of all political thinkers: Machiavelli, Vilfredo Pareto, Gaetano Mosca, Robert Michels, and...
Topics: political theory, political philosophy
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by Trevanian
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"Thomas Dunne Books."
Topic: City and town life
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by Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957
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Originally published: 1971
Topic: Women
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Bibliography: p. 219-226
Topics: Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970, Spillane, Mickey, 1918-, Fleming, Ian, 1908-1964, Detective and...
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by Trevanian
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by Trevanian
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The Main is Montreal's immigrant district. It is also the best of a tough street copy, Lt. La Pointe, whose investigation of a murder reveal the drama and tragedy of this teeming area
Topics: Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories
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An unusual mystery anthology of 14 stories in which dance is put to darker uses such as luring prey, a cold business proposition, etc. Authors include Andrew Kennedy, Brendan Dubois, John Lutz and more
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, American, Performing arts, Dancers, Dance, Dance, Dancers, Detective...
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by Trevanian
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The Eiger sanction -- The Loo sanction -- The Main -- Shibumi
Topics: Art teachers, Attempted assassination, Intelligence service
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by Trevanian
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Topic: City and town life
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by Trevanian
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A godforsaken town. A young, eager to please stranger carrying a homemade shotgun and a staggering secret. And a madman escaped from the Territorial Prison at Laramie, cutting a swath of sadistic violence with two killers at his side
Topic: Frontier and pioneer life
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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A tale in a Dickensian setting follows the misfortunes of a young woman at Yuletide and the hero who champions her and ultimately is rescued himself
Topic: Revenge
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by Fair, A. A., 1889-1970
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"Cover illustration by Lesser"--Back cover
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by Savage, Tom, 1948-
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Novel of psychological terror
Topics: Women novelists, Stalking
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by Savage, Tom, 1948-
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A woman in California discovers she is not Holly Smith, but Holly Randall who was given for adoption as a baby. And she has just inherited the Randall fortune, that is if she lives long enough to collect it, other Randalls having hired a hit man to kill her
Topic: Inheritance and succession
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by Savage, Tom, 1948-
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by James, P. D
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by James, P. D
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Topic: Gray, Cordelia (Fictitious character)
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by Fair, A. A., 1889-1970
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A Bertha Cool-Donald Lam mystery
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by Gardner, Erle Stanley
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by Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970
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"First printing--July, 1961."
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by Fair, A. A., 1889-1970
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by Barclay, Linwood
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When a mutilated corpse turns up at his father's lakeside fishing camp, supposedly the victim of a vicious bear attack, journalist and family man Zack Walker begins to suspect something far more sinister and finds himself taking on a deadly predator with a host of terrifying weapons with a fanatical thirst for mayhem
Topics: Journalists, Serial murderers, Journalists, Serial murderers
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by Barclay, Linwood
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Back on the job as a features writer for the city paper, Zack Walker stumbles into a murder that may be linked to a gang that has been terrorizing the city's high-end shopping district, finds himself on a path to confrontation with ruthless criminal "Barbie" Bullock, and must protect his daughter from a possible stalker
Topics: Journalists, Parent and child, City and town life, Hit-and-run drivers, Criminals, Robbery,...
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by Linwood Barclay
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Topics: Suburban life -- Fiction, Home ownership -- Fiction, Father and child -- Fiction
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by Prather, Richard S
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A Fawcett gold medal book, k1445
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topics: Malory family (Fictitious characters), Aristocracy (Social class), Betrothal, Heiresses, Love-hate...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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After her mother's death, Gabrielle Brooks sets sail to the Caribbean in search of her father, discovers he has become a pirate, and spends three happy years sailing with him. His decision that she should return to London to find a proper husband leads to intrigue, scandal, and Gabrielle's passionate quest for revenge, as she finds herself falling in love with a carefree sea captain with no interest in matrimony
Topics: Young women, Man-woman relationships, Fathers and daughters, Pirates, Aristocracy (Social class),...
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2004
Topics: Malory family (Fictitious characters), Rogues and vagabonds, False personation
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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In a Yuletide romance featuring the high-born family of rogues and lovers known as the Malorys, Christopher Malory falls in love with a gypsy beauty named Anastasia
Topic: Families
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by Collins, Max Allan
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When a pair of warring crime families each hires the same hit man to knock off the other, the man in the middle finds himself in a very dangerous spot
Topics: Quarry (Fictitious character), Assassins
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by Collins, Max Allan; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Revealing the never-before-told story of Quarry's first job: infiltrating a college town and eliminating a professor whose affair with one of his beautiful, young students is the least of his sins..
Topics: Quarry (Fictitious character), Murder for hire
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by Louise Allen
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Topics: Intrigue -- Fiction, Young women -- Fiction, Bachelors -- Fiction, Nobility -- Protection -- France...
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by Allen, Louise, 1949-; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Regency"--Spine
Topics: Bachelors, Governesses, Marriage, Aristocracy (Social class)
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Bibliography: p. 199-201
Topics: Perry Mason (Television program), Perry Mason (Television program), Mystery and detective...
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by Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983; Nolan, Tom; Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983. Winnipeg, 1929
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Title on accompanying pamphlet : Winnipeg, 1929, which is a fragment by Ross Macdonald
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, American
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986; MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986. Wine of the dreamers; MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986. Girl, the gold watch & everything; MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986. Ballroom of the skies
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Edition statement from dust jacket
Topic: Science fiction
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by Koontz, Dean R. (Dean Ray), 1945-; Macdonald, John D
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More Good Old Stuff, a classic collection of short fiction from crime writer John D. MacDonald, the beloved author of Cape Fear and the Travis McGee series, is now available as an eBook. The companion to The Good Old Stuff, this anthology features fourteen more early stories by one of America's premier authors of hard-boiled noir. Culled from the hundreds that John D. MacDonald published in the wildly popular pulp magazines of the 1940s and '50s, these are electrifying tales of murder,...
Topic: FICTION
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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Specially revised by the author
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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"An Original Gold Medal Novel."
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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"Fawcett Crest."
Topic: Clergy in literature
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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"A shorter version ... appeared in Cosmopolitan magazine under the title, Ùltimate surprise'"
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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"A Fawcett gold medal book."
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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Autobiographical
Topic: Cats
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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Autobiographical
Topics: MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986, Cats
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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A Fawcett Gold Medal Book, d1739
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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Border town girl -- Linda
Topic: Short stories
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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A Fawcett Gold Medal Book, d1866
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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The random noise of love.--Dear old friend.--The willow pool.--Quarrel.--Woodchuck.--Double hannenframmis.--The annex
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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A Fawcett Gold Medal Book, d1735
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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In original paper covers
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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"A Fawcett Gold Medal book."
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by MacDonald, John D. (John Dann), 1916-1986
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"A Fawcett Crest book."
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, American, Detective and mystery stories, American
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by Douglas, Lloyd C. (Lloyd Cassel), 1877-1951
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by McBain, Ed, 1926-2005; Baudou, Jacques, 1946-
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Bibliogr. de l'auteur : p. [939]-972
Topics: McBain, Ed, 1926-2005, Personnages dans la littérature